Experts at the UN Human Rights Council demand protection of human rights from Amnesty International’s challenges

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CAIRO – 23 September 2022: A number of international experts in the field of artificial intelligence and human rights, along with international organizations and individuals, called for a united effort through international action and a legal framework to protect human rights privacy when it comes to adoption. Artificial intelligence techniques.

The experts’ invitation came during a workshop organized by the Arab-European Forum for Dialogue and Human Rights in Geneva, and Jusoor International for Media and Development, at the United Nations Palace for Human Rights, based in Geneva, on the sidelines of the ongoing 51st session. The regular session of the United Nations Human Rights Council based in Geneva, which was held from September 12 to October 7.

The workshop highlighted the challenges posed by artificial intelligence and how it serves humanity.

He also focused on the significant contributions of artificial intelligence to achieving development despite the lack of attention to issues of artificial intelligence and digital information technologies.

Ayman, President of the Arab-European Forum for Dialogue and Human Rights, said, “Take early action and redouble efforts to reach real treatments that contribute to achieving a better reality of the approach between artificial intelligence and human rights is a must.” Nasri.

Meanwhile, Akram Hizam, Professor of Modern Digital Technologies and Artificial Intelligence at the University of Geneva, discussed the threats posed by the technical information revolution, “especially when it comes to the collection and use of an individual’s personal information, which represents a serious threat to people.” security and safety and represents a violation of their rights and freedoms.”

Mohamed Sherif Ferjani, an international expert in political and human sciences, said that “the collection, storage and use of information represents a grave and serious violation that threatens human privacy and freedom and may extend to more serious aspects related to their security, safety and stability.” studies.

Ferjani criticized the practices of major democratic countries related to obtaining artificial intelligence techniques in order to collect information that could serve goals that contradict the values ​​and principles of humanity, by relying on policies based on discrimination, in order to achieve unethical and illegal goals, which Jusoor said in a statement: These countries enable international control, determine the general trends of societies, and realize the media influence capable of leading and directing world public opinion.”

Head of Jusoor International for Media and Development, Muhammad Al-Hammadi, spoke about the negative practices of the same technologies that increase people’s suffering and widen the technological gap between societies, saying: “Such actions represent a violation of people and deprive them of their basic rights and freedoms.”

He called for uniting efforts to ensure a humane discourse for AI research and practices in a manner that preserves and respects human rights through an international movement and in accordance with legal and ethical policies to meet the challenges posed by Amnesty International in the field of human rights. .

He said a “global charter of digital human rights is essential” to protect and strengthen the human rights system in light of the challenges posed by technology in today’s world.

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